Wang Bing (China)

Born in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China, in 1967, Wang Bing studied photography at the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Art and cinematography at Beijing Film Academy. He began his career as an independent filmmaker in 1999. Discovered in 2003, West of Tracks, an enormous documentary work of more than 9 hours, has garnered great success internationally. In addition to his feature documentaries, he is also active in video installation, fiction film and photography.

His work has been selected for presentation and competition in many film festivals where he has won a great number of awards. His documentaries have been released in theaters internationally. Acclaimed by critics and recognized as one of the most important Chinese artists, documentary makers and film directors of his time, he has been honored by retrospectives of his entire oeuvre in major museums, such as the Centre Pompidou in Paris at the Cinémathèque Royale de Belgique or at Documenta.

Filmography

  • Dead Souls
    2018
  • Mrs. Fang
    2017
  • Ta'ang
    2016
  • Bitter Money
    2016
  • Father and Sons
    2014
  • Traces
    2014
  • 'Til Madness Do Us Part
    2013
  • Alone
    2012
  • Three Sisters
    2012
  • The Ditch
    2010
  • Man with No Name
    2010
  • Coal Money
    2009
  • Crude Oil
    2008
  • Fengming, a Chinese Memoir
    2007
  • Brutality Factory
    2007
  • West of the Tracks
    2003

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